'Humble' Tagged Posts

'Humble' Tagged Posts

Daily Devotions

Naaman, commander of the army of the king of Aram, was a great man and in high favor with his master, because by him the Lord had given victory to Aram. The man, though a mighty warrior, suffered from leprosy.” vs. 1 2 Kings 5:1-3, 7-8 Aram was a neighboring kingdom to Israel, and the two countries were combative rivals for many years. Around the time of Elisha, Aram had an especially effective commander for its army and had won…

Daily Devotions

For all who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.” vs. 11  Luke 14:1, 7-11 When Jesus went to the house of the leader of the Pharisees on the sabbath, Luke says that they were watching him closely–and he was watching them! And their behavior in choosing a place at the table triggered some choice comments from him about self-exaltation. Their culture, like ours, placed a huge premium on honor and people would go…

Daily Devotions: May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 1 Peter 2:6-10 … “Once you were not a people, but now you are God’s people; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.” vs. 10 Peter was writing to the scattered Christians of Asia and Galatia, and reminding them that, though they were few in number, they possessed a power and presence that came directly from God. He wanted them to know that, even lacking the credentials of race or heritage, they…

Daily Devotions: January 27, 2020

January 27, 2020 For full passage click:  Micah 6:1-8  …  “He has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?” vs. 8 The people of Israel believed that God had brought them out of Egypt and established them in the land of Canaan. Micah reminds them of that special call and their failure to live according to God’s…